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>>> now on fox 45 morning news. >> we live next door to a maryland state trooper, i guess3 you feel safe. >> a state trooper charggd with possesssng child pornography. what tips off investigaaors and why the trooper turned hiiself in. >> maayland ocial sscurity numbers exposeedon the internet. why safeguards didn't stop the security breach and how to find out if your identity ii safe.ú >>> and place your bets! where thousands f marylanders are expected to lay down their money on table gaaes. >>> good morning, it's tuesday, july 20th. you see the flag there blowing in an ever so slight breeze. all i felt was heat this morniig not so much breeze but we will see if that will be the case throughout the day. gooddmorning, i'm patrice harris. meteorologist steve fe fertig to ú%e us know if we can expect a >> we will get a 5-10-mile-an-hour uuts. >> that is nothing. >> not enough to cool you off. %-last hour in ballimore.y. dropped a degree or two. they will bounce back and start to limb toward the 90-ddgree high that we expecctto get to. to the west garrett county a little bit of ac
to politicians in the state of maryland to come here? >> this is a huge deal. it, frankly, should be a holiday. because everybody is down here. >> crabs or clams? what are you looking for? >> i'm looking for crabs. >> reporter: governor o'malley, in a tight race for re- election, finds himself in a mob of supportirs. >> cominger-- supporters. >> coming here is one of the rites of summer. it's great to be able to be here with the lieutenant governor and so many friends. and we're excited about this campaign. >> reporter: one of the most interesting things about this event is how the crowds break into groups of caucuses. you have the o'malley group there. and back here, the front runner in the republican governor's race, bob ehrlich. >> most people have no question that you're going to win the eastern shore. but the question on whether or not you can actually get these people motivated to turn out to vote. what do you have to do? >> our folks are really motivated. they've dealt with four years of martin o'malley. martin o'malley is not what they want, on the shores, particularly. >> reporter: go
. the forecast is minutes away. >>> breaking news out of oxon hill, maryland. the inner loop of the beltway is closed because of a deadly accident these are live pictures of the back up near st. barnabas road. at this point, no word on when the inner loop will open, but we will keep you posted. >>> coming up, a local doctor is missing. it might have something to do with what a patient said he did behind closed doors. >> a woman is suing a major airline, trying to force them to return $20. >> new fears the cap over the gulf oil well may not hold. >> next, extra friends. gulf oil well may not hold. >> next, extra friends. >>> if you are on facebook, you are not alone. >> as of today, you may have 500 million new friends. half a billion? >> it is half the people. -- is lot of people. one in 14 is using facebook right now. how much time we're spending on it is daunting. >> probably half an hour. >> some people wake up to it, and it is the last thing they do before going to bed. as of today, more than five under million people are around the world are using facebook to keep in touch with friends
a focus on maryland's weather and traffic. here's howard. >>> fairly quiet morning but i want to start with live doppler 9000 hd across montgomery county. we have a couple of light sprinkles between rockville and gaithersburg east of 270. and poolesville and dickerson. on the weather computer, we are expecting a chance of showers and storms across maryland today. some could be strong to severe. we start fairly quiet with isolated stuff this morning. quickly to 80 by 9:00. even lower 80s in southern maryland. lunchtime, northern and western maryland chance of showers and storms upper 80s and we will get to the 90s before the afternoon is out. >>> we have been watching it all morning and it is likely to be with us throughout the rush. the water main break situation that has northbound drivers on silver hill road diverted to on to royal hill plaza. drivers will lose the left lane because work on this. 270 southbound, everyone is still moving at speed. very nice from germantown road to the split. the time is nine minutes after the 6:00 hour. hope you are off to a grit wednesday. we'll be r
the fire. >>> the traffic alert for highway drivers in virginia and maryland. today state and local police are teaming up to crack down on hov violators. the enforcement program will target violators on 66, 95, 395, and the dulles toll road. during the morning and evening rush hours. in may, they cited more than 1200 drivers. the on the lookout. starting today, the red light camera violators in arlington will get 50-dollar tickets. they've been in place the past month. at three intersections of lee highway. lynn street, fort myer drive and washington boulevard. there's a camera at glebe road at fairfax drive. >>> day 93 of the gulf coast oil spill. the government's point man is downplaying worries that bp's well is buckling under pressure. thad allen says five weeks -- leaks have been discovered but they have been dismissed as early dislike an oil leak in a car. emily schmidt is in washington with the latest. >> now the the oil spill is contained, bp is considering a new way to kill the oilwell. a government decision about it could come today. it is called a static kill, forcing 200,000 g
and took a degree from the university of maryland college. some of the time he worked as a package sorter in land over hills where he may have had access to some customer information. court records paint another picture. he was caught in an alleged stolen gun selling ring in 2009 and authorities brought a cascade of charges, including armed robbery, carjacking, burglary, false imprisonment and weapons violations. we also learned today that some of the guns seized in that sting that uncorked this case back in july of 2009, some of those guns have been taken by prince george's county police for ballistics tests, presumably in the mother- daughter murders. we don't know the results of the tests. many of the charges i outlined for you, they have been dropped or were not prosecuted in many cases as prosecutors began to realize that this person was a person of interest in these murders, and they began to realign the prosecution strategy and still seeking indictments. those are not expected until next week. as for the serial killer aspect of it, we know there is one other case in bowie where the
in maryland. he hasn't been named but investigators say he did kill karen and carries say lofton then later dell loris and ebony dewitt. he is the suspect in dozens of burglaries, robberies and home invasions. >>> the search is on for the gunman that shot and killed a fairfax man in california. it happened in oakland outside of a dental office a. dental hygienist was helping jing hong kang with directions when he was robbed and shot to death. instead of celebrating his interview, his family is preparing to bury him. >> whatever you ask, he will give. i don't understand why they just shot him. >> oakland police say they have surveillance tape of two people of interest in the murder, a man and a woman. they are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the killers. >>> the storm force is keeping their eyes to the skies. another night of rough weather including a tornado warning an hour ago. looks good over the d.c. metro area but let's get the latest from sarah palin who has a broader view of things. >> it has been isolated to be sure. the tornado warning, we did not get reports of
. not in maryland at this point. we do still have the chance for storms to develop in the next few hours. but hopefully to nothing of yesterday's point. if we could just show the graphic. the heat is still a major factor here. we're at 92 degrees. when you factor in the high humidity, it feels like 108. we will have that forecast for you coming up. >>> baltimore county police arrest a pasadena man for leaving a 5-year-old boy in a locked car. suzanne collins is in the newsroom with more on the suspect and the child's condition. suzanne? >>> mary, 25-year-old hector bedoya hernandez is charged with second-degree child abuse. police were called in sunday morning. a shopper called 911 when she noticed the child inside the locked chevy tahoe. the weather was above 97 degrees. the fire department broke the window and pulled the child out. the child was treated at st. agnes and released to his mother. >> all right, suzanne. thank you. the suspect is out on $25,000 bail. >>> a 5-year-old city boy is recovering today after running into traffic and being hit by a police car. the mark patrol car s
the tunnel downn3 towards the beltway. breaking news this morning. earthquake hit maryland just after 5::0 this morning. according to tte national earthquake infoomation center, the epiccnter of the 3.6 magnitude quake was in county. the epicenter and joins us jim. >> morning. >> aal righh, so what did you feel because we're hearing all kinds of reeorts this morning. p> well, we were up early the brooms and it -- bedrooms and it really was like a buiid-up rumble% activity that happened. the houss started off low rumbling and started gettinn were shaking on the walls. >> it sounded like a traan% aircraft flowing ffying -pthrough. >> iddyou think it was an earthquake or aawere you thinking in what in the wwrld. >> i was thinking whht in the worll because actually,,3 you know, we have airplanes thht fly over our house goinn inno dulls ann thooght, boy, that was a low-flling aircraft, hat was rrally, really low flooiing and we looked out the windows and didn't see anything and it was very last. >> i would say it seemed like a minute but ppobably more like 7 to 10 seconds really. >> and no
. ron walters at the ufort of the maryland calls this whole thing a right wing conspiracy and an attempt to bring down the president on the race issue. >> the white house doesn't seem to have the muscles to deal with the issue of race. >> reporter: laura evans, fox 5 news. >>> sherrod by the way hasn't said whether she will take the job at the department of agriculture. >>> a live look this morning at the washington monument. good morning, everybody. thank you for getting up early with us. i'm gurvir dhindsa along with my pal, tucker barnes. >> hi, gurvir. >> hello, tuck. >> how are you this morning? >> you know, i'm pretty good. he is spblly since you are promising we may get a bit of a break from the humidity we've been dealing with -- especially since you are promising we may get a bit of a break from the humidity we've been feeling with. >> i want to show you the showers that have developed out tords winchester. there it s and there it goes. there it goes. falling apart right there. >> like the maytag repairman, all by itself. >> we'll take a look at the quiet conditions. our wind ha
in the murder of a prominent maryland artist. the woman was found stabbed to death in a d.c. alley on monday just three days after she was reported missing from her rockville studio. police used surveillance video to track down her alleged killer. >> i don't believe it was anything much more than some sort of business or work relationship. they worked in areas that were in close proximity to one another and may have had some sort of contact. >> this is a heinous, violent act and this man is off the street right now. >> the suspect is 35-year-old raymond williams of kensington. he has been charged with premeditated murder and is being held without bond. >>> police in california have for you released surveillance video they hope will solve the murder a fairfax county man. of his a computer engineer who was in oakland last sunday getting ready for a job interview with google. police say this tape shows the suspects in his death. he was robbed at gunpoint and shot to death outside a dentist's office. >>> two children are in the hospital after they were hit by a car last night at the intersection
activity in baltimore, though. it's on 25th street that is right at maryland avenue. that is a look at your morning travels. patrice, back over to you. >>> ttink you got what it takes to be the next american idol? ♪ ♪ before this ♪ i know i can depend on him 7 already underway. we want to get you to the front of theeline. it's fox 45's baltimore idol. on thursday, july 29th, come to east point mall and the winner of our singing contest will get a guaranteed audition in front of american idol producers in new jersey. for more information go to fox 45 baltimore idol is rought to you by east point mall, mix 106 and fox 45 morniig news. >>> still ahead president obama apologized to the woman forced out of her job at thh ddpartment of aggiculture. coming up our political commentator weighs in on the matter. >>> next staying on your a game to get your next job.ú what employers may be lookinn at Ñéáá'q'qry y y y eáe >>> after slumping the day before, stocks came roaring bacú on thuusday. the dow rallied to gain roughly lots of strong earning reports and a better than expected >>the
maryland judge who deflated the tires of a vehicle parked in his spot. today the court of appeals decided judge robert naly will be suspended without pay for five weeks t. all stems from a 2009 incident when he slashed the tires when someone parked if his spot. he wrote an apology. he is still a sitting judge. >>> still ahead, state of the commute. drivers leaving their cars in park and working from home. >> reporter: more of us are tell working from home but -- teleworking from home, but according to a new survey, only about half of area employers offer that option. >>> some passengers say it felt like a roller coaster ride. the latest on the extreme turbulence forcing a flight from d.c. to make an emergency landing. we're back. >>> some people were hurt on that flight from dulles to l.a. there. was extreme turbulence over kansas that forced the pilot to make an emergency landing in denver after 3 passengers were hurt. one -- 30 passengers were hurt. one woman was jolted from her seat so hard, she cracked the wall with her head. >>> mar of us are -- more of us are carpooling. fewer of us
.o.v. violators during the morning and evening rush hours on interstates across maryland and virginia. in the first h.o.v. awareness day back in may officers pulled over nearly 1,000 violators and arrest -- two fugitives. >>> another big story this morning, frightening moments on board a flight from dulles out west. dozens of passengers were injured when the flight to los angeles hit unexpected turbulence. and gurvir has the latest on what happened. >> reporter: the flight was over kansas city when it was hit by extreme turbulence, tossing passengers and crew members around. passengers say the plane took a great dip and described it as an up and down motion. 30 people were injured, most had bruises, whiplash, strains and sprains but some people did have to be hospitalized. others were treated at the scene. here is what one passenger said happened. >> all of a sudden the plane dropped probably 20-30 feet. i saw at least two people hit the ceiling. the girl in front of me two rows, i saw her hit the ceiling and slam back down. luckily i had my seat belt on. >> reporter: after everybody
heads to poolesville, maryland this friday. if you're in the area, stop by and say hello and of course tune in for all the hometown action right here on fox a friday morning.  there's oil out there we've got to capture. my job is to hunt it down. i'm fred lemond, and i'm in charge of bp's efforts to remove oil from these waters. bp has taken full responsibility for the cleanup and that includes keeping you informed. every morning, over 50 spotter planes and helicopters take off and search for the oil. we use satellite images, infrared and thermal photography to map and target the oil. then, the boats go to work. almost 6,000 vessels. these are thousands of local shrimp and fishing boats organized into task forces and strike teams. plus, specialized skimmers from around the world. we've skimmed over 27 million gallons of oil/water mixture and removed millions more with other methods. we've set out more than 8 million feet of boom to protect the shoreline. i grew up on the gulf coast and i love these waters. we can't keep all the oil from coming ashore, but i'm gonna do everything i can
money. >> the state of maryland is losing close to $2 million a day revenue when it's going out of state and it's a lot of money. >> cordish paid the state more than $28 million in liccnsing fees to build a inowe at arunnel mills. >>> no more on core, the final curtain is here for the former ownerr officials say thh city ownedd3 theater must go dark tied. but joel d smith is live at the theater wwere it seems there might be more drama, good morning, joel. >> reporter: here's been a a lot of people know about tte senator. it's been here ffr 71 years and thousand could be the last day they shoo movies in a long time. you come over here and you get -ear the door and you can still smell the lingering poocorn smell. and the last show they're dding, theenew hope, star wars for free theelong time owner and the operator of his place, started ú%ound 1177 when store wars came out. it's going to finish that way, also. thii week new management will take over. like the aagood movie there could be a twist. the former owner and current operator has 2,000 friends whoo3 havv been protesting the decis
, a maryland driver's3 license, and a passport with his photo.3 using the dead man's game that is creepy. take over to somebody else's life like, be like i am this peeron now. >> fedeeal charging ocuments state that john skeleton obtained the passport illegally in 20055 when his flight arrived at bwi ú%urgood marshall airport from lon dog, monnay night, federal authorities were ready. they had tracked him down through a ddath match investigation.ú >> it orders me greatly. and as again the protector of america's border it is our job to make sure it doesn't happen. >> back in ederal hill, neighbors say they nevee suupected they haa a british imposter living oo their block.3 >> thoseepeople did not cause any grief. yoo know, nothing like that. >> for now, the real john skeleton is in federallcustody. and his neighbbrs wonder what justice hh will face. >> send him back to his own there. mayye they will punish him ver there. >> kathleen cairns, fox 45 news at 10:00. >> police tell us john keleton was caught through the deeth where federaa authorities croos reference lists of the deceased with
. our guest is an attorney for the american civil liberties union of maryland. maryland law requires here, david, consent from all parties where there is a reasonable expectation of privacy. why would there be an expectation of privacy on a public road? >> there plain and simply isn't any expectation of privacy. and i think it's important to remember here that it's a public official who was performing his official duty in public who is claiming that he had a reasonable expectation of privacy. and every court that has ever considered that question has said that such officials do not have an expectation of privacy. what we have here is a really extraordinary abuse of power both by the police and by the state's attorney's office that's charging mr. graber. >> and what gets me is that in many cases you have dash camera video now rolling during every traffic stop so that a person is recorded on the side of the road. how is it fair for the cops to do it but not fair for a private citizen to do it? >> that's exactly right. in fact, the maryland state police have those dash cams by virtue of
doppler radar in maryland. it's heading through central baltimore. the expressway could be getting wet. a little heavier shower pushing across the central sections of the city. it looks like we have another spot of showers just randallstown. we will watch this push through the area. there is more down southern maryland. the wide view indicates that we are looking at a very charged atmosphere with a good chance of storms especially this afternoon. 77 is the current temperature reading but the heat index into the lower 80s. definitely going to be a sticky and uncomfortable day. we're making another run for the 90s. 93 is the 2-degree guarantee but the humidity will make it feel like 100. some strong storms firing up this afternoon and this evening. taking you to the west and westminster, 92. good chance of strong thunderstorms. you need the rain for the farms and eastern shore, you and will get the showers and storms making it to about 94 in easton. look at the heat wave, 95 dropping the humidity a bit tomorrow. 97 on friday. and 99 on saturday, could reach 100 in some back yards. here i
to me, it's eun yang -- 75 in washington and 70 degrees in maryland.ffd, virgin manassas. you can see on the radar, rain showers marching into central ohio and eastern kentucky, part of a weather disturbance sliding our direction. there will be a chance for showers late this afternoon. west of the blue ridge and west virginia here in town, our rain chances don't sneak up until about the time the sun goes down. sn sunshine this morning and tomorrow will be the best chance for rain, two different chances, once first thing in the morning and another with the daytime heating later in the day. rain chances will taper on on wednesday. thursday will be the day we all get to complain about with a temperature up near 95 degrees. one day at 95 isn't the same as two days over 100 like last week. >> that is for sure. let's see how we're doing. those of you coming in from the west, interstate 66, no early worries, if you're heading eastbound that looks good all the way out. let's see how we're doing against new york avenue and north capitol street. travel lanes are open. wilson bridge and fine is
was right there. german town, maryland. about 20 miles northwest of d.c. belt felt through maryland, d.c. and virginia and west virginia. it woke up our household. if did feel like kind of that freight train, a rumble that came in a wave. it started low and crescendoed and then died down and lasted five or seven seconds and this c clushay of the freight train. this is the most significant quake they ever felt. small quakes we have from time to time but the last time we had a quake here in the neighborhood of 2.0 that was back in 2008. back to you guys. >> the president was asked this morning if he felt it and he said he did not. >> really? a lot of ooour colleagues in d. said they didn't feel it. it's kind of strange, i'm out in maryland and i felt it. >> it's just because you're on high alert. >> always. my antenni are up and ready. >> you're looking for anything in the night. all right, tom, thank you very much. >>> this morning in michigan people are dealing with the aftermath of a wave of thunderstorms that slam under to the western part of that state. the storms blew through quick
: the website for the jc arms gun shop in woodbine, maryland says it is closed until further fought 'notice. it -- until further notice. it also encourages anyone with information about a break-in at the shop to contact maryland state police. the break-in happened may 26, 2009. there was so much firepower taken in that burglary that the bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives devoted extra agents to the case to track down whoever took the guns. >> a.t.f. recovered numerous stolen firearms and other pieces of evidence that led our agents to link an individual with several crimes of violence. >> reporter: investigators now say those violent crimes include what became known as the mother-daughter murders. prince george's county police confirm that there's a person of interest in the 2009 killings of delores and ebony dewitt and karen and karissa lofton. >> acts every day received information over the phone and it may on the surface look like it's nothing to it, but after they dig into it and really put their investigative skill and techniques into an investigation, uncover a lot of
in maryland, traveling on the inner loop at colesville road, everything looks pretty good here on the through lanes but the ramp from colesville road on to the inner loop, we've got trees down. you want to be very careful approaching the beltway there from colesville. in prince george's county, we have a water main break reported, fort washington road at living ton road, you will find it blocked in all directions. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. back to you. >> thank you. >>> our big story, extreme turbulence on board a flight out of dulles airport landed several passengers in the hospital, a few with serious injuries. the united airlines flight was head from dulles to los angeles. it had to be diverted to denver, colorado after the plain experienced some rough turbulence over kansas city. passengers say the plane suddenly took a dramatic dip. the pilot asked to be diverted to denver for the safety of the people on board. most of the injuries included bruises, whiplash, strains and sprains. >> all of a sudden, the plane dropped probably 20, 30 feet. i saw at least two people hit
gets the house, the car. but who gets the dog? how one divorce case in maryland may change the way pets are viewed when a marriage splits up. carol costello's got a "gut check" for us ahead. >>> checkin this morning. as we cross the half-hour, three employees at the u.s. embassy in paris are being treated for poisoning after opening their mail citing a french police source, reuters says the exact nature of the poisonings is not yet known. the source also did not know the seriousness of the employees' condition. no comment yet from the u.s. embassy. >>> turns out the number of graves mislabeled or mismarked at arlington national cemetery is way more than originally thought. as many as 6,600 graves at arlington may have been affected in this. the army's previous estimate is much smaller. around 211 plots at the military burial ground. >>> this is now the deadliest month for u.s. troops in afghanistan since the war began nine years ago. in the past 24 hours, nato says three american soldiers were killed in two different blasts in southern afghanistan. that brings july's death toll to 63. >
. >>> the news edge on maryland now and a murder case quickly closed. montgomery county police say a killer walked into their police station and actually confessed. his victim gunned down early this morning across the street from wheaton high school on randolph road. police were called when someone nearby heard the so thes. they found a handgun nearby. the suspect told police he knew the victim and they had an argument. >>> an explosion underground in northwest washington turned the morning rush into more trouble than usual here on connecticut avenue. the problem sent smoke pouring out of two manholes near 19th and r. the whole thing was caused by a burned out cable apparently. about 20 customers had no power until the cable was repaired. >>> right now at this moment bp is testing a new cap on that damaged oil well in the gulf. shawn yancy is everywhere at 11:00. >> will, the government forced bp to wait worried pressure tests on the cap could produce new leaks. new leaks would make the ultimate solution much more difficult. but bp has closed the first of three valves on the cap. if this wo
in gaithersburg, maryland, about 20 miles north we have of the nation's capitol. the quake was felt by as many as 3 million people in the mid-atlantic region. there were no reports of injuries or damage, but residents flooded 911 lines to report the rumbling. let's get more now from someone who actually felt it. cnn producer trish chicka, who was at home in kensington, maryland, when the quake hit and joins us right now on the phone. what did you feel and hear? >> caller: hi, fredricka. i had just gotten out of the shower at the time, and all of a sudden i felt you know, my -- the bottom of the tub was vibrating. the low, deep rumble. the windows, or the window flight my shower, it was rattling. it felt like a train or a huge truck was going by, but, of course, i would have had to been right outside my window if that were the case. it didn't make any sense, and i felt this momentary, maybe low level feeling of panic. i'm in the shower. i'm thinking, that's kind of a vulnerable place to be. should i -- >> were you thinking, this is a tremor? an earthquake? or thinking something else was going o
and thuuderstorms and thenna few isolated chances later for the central part of the state. western art of maryland earlier, we're already seeing showers and thunderstorms move into garrett counny. furrher east ttward hagerstown this morning. 89 degrees is the new hour. we ssould be already warming up quite a bit close to the high %-temperature and as you can se, tonight the warm and humid, 7443 for the overnight low, 92 and 90 for tomorrow and wednesday's high temperatures and we stay in the 90s all the way through ú%eerest of the wwek with thunderstorms more prevalent in the next couple of days and -solated chances thereafter through ssturday. what is on the roadways, candace dold has he answer with the3 traffic edge.3 candace. >> reporter: not too much happening out there. that is good news, you're going to love these nnmbers. ú%aveling on beltway, 59 miles at libertied boulevard. at 65, traveling through the beltwaa at pikesville. we want to show you what you can see at the key bridge on 695. it's going to be a beaatiful shot there. and there in both directions. the pace moving on theebeltw
'm joe krebs. >> and i'm eun yang. >> we're following a developing story out of wheaton, maryland. a man's body was found in the 3300 block of randolph road around 1:00 this morning. the man appears to be in his 20s. they are not saying how he died. no other information is being released at this time. >>> five cold case murders in the district may finally be solved. police believe a single person is behind the killings which date back to the mid-90s. jackie benson has more on what the police call one of the most prolific serial killers. >> reporter: a july 8th arrest warrant describes five of the killings, the the most notorious, a broad daylight double homicide in d street southeast in 1999. ray and james adair were blasted with an ak-47 assault rifle while sitting in a nissan 300. according to court documents, he was looking through the neighborhood looking for members to shoot members of a rival gang and didn't find any so shot them. >> in some cases the violence
on down through southern maryland, well east of laplata not too far from golden beach to leonardtown a couple of showers. when we look back at the bigger picture, when say spotty, i mean spotty. late friday we will have a few more on this line of thinking of a few storms to keep an eye on. max hd, huge rain yesterday. it was an area of low pressure spinning and they got heavy downpours in the philadelphia area as well. flash flooding and in pittsburgh. you can see we are getting the last gasp of the circulation as it pulls out. an isolated chance of an additional thunderstorm. this cool front will approach us this weekend and we almost hesitate to call them cool fronts because there isn't much cool about them. but it's a wind shift and a change in the air mass and it does produce showers and storms. we will describe the weekend as, perhaps, a bit unsettled. details are murky on that. we know tonight it will be one or two isolated storms. probably nothing tomorrow but hot. the next couple of days, we will be at or above 90. perhaps late storms on friday and for part of saturday as wel
news, bethesda, maryland. >>> turning to health news briefly, we have noticed this week a new sponsor on this broadcast is a certain type of replacement knee. knee surgery is suddenly a multi billion dollar a year business in this country, especially among us aging warriors. a new study out that followed some amateur soccer players with acl injuries says they fared no better with acl surgery than they did with rehab and physical therapy. >>> new guidelines out tonight from the american college of obstetricians and gynecologists are out to reverse the old expression "once a cesarean, always a cesarean." it says most women who have had a c-section, and many of them who have had more than one, should be allowed to try labor with their next birth. by the way, c-sections now account for about a third of all births in the u.s. that's an all-time high in this country. we'll put both stories on our website tonight. >>> when nbc "nightly news" continues in a moment, the fight to save one of the giants of the water threatened by the oil in the water and now threatened altogether. >>> later, try
, we're back out in poolesville, maryland. we'll be down at wayland common from 6:00 until 10:00. >> i hear it is beautiful. >> oh, man, it is great. >> it will be hot again today. >> definitely hot an humid again today. we are still monitong a coupleof very light showers and sprinkles but i think they will be more numerous and intense. a couple of light showers down to the south and east down towards the patuxent river. you might encount are a quick sprinkle or light shower on your way to work this morning. but later today, by the evening evening commute, they will be much more numerous and i'll show you why here. let's get to satellite-radar. off to the west and north we go and we have an upper level disturbance coming through. we have this very warm, very humid unstable atmosphere. that is a combination for afternoon thunderstorms this time of year. an some of those will be potentially on the strong side so be ready for that. current temperatures, we are warm, not hot yet but we will be in about an hour. 76 at reagan national. 73 at dulles. 77 at bwi marshall. tiew points in the low
rossville, maryland. it registered a magnitude of 3.6. right now, there are no reports of any damage. senate hearings were start at the end of the month on the release of the convicted lockerbie bomber. he was let out of a british prison as you'll recall after doctors said he only had about three months to live because of terminal cancer. well, now doctors say he might live another 10 years. the senate foreign relations committee also wants to know more about b.p. who was lobbying apparently for his release. b.p. has a deal with libya for oil drilling off its coast. a replacement for the late west virginia senator robert byrd is expected to be announced this afternoon at 2:00 eastern time. he died in office last month. governor joe mansion says the pick will be temporary. among the possibilities are soon-to-be federal judge nick casy and former governor gaston caperton. the legislature is considering a special election in november. mansion says it's highly likely he'll run. the sooner a new senator from west virginia can get to washington, the sooner unemployment benefits will be restored to
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. our congressional correspondent is here. you went to that district on the eastern shore of maryland? >> yeah. this is maryland a 's first congressional district, republican leaning but the democrat frank kratovil won in 2008. he'll likely face a familiar opponent in republican andy harris. >> so help you god? >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> reporter: what a difference a year and a half makes. but will it make a difference here? this is one of the most competitive congressional races in the country and republicans say if they're going to pick up the seats they need to take back control of the house of representatives, they must win here. in 2008 democrat frank kratovil beat republican andy harris, a state senator. but just barely, by less than 1% of the vote. and 2010 looks like a rematch. this is a time when politically it's pretty difficult to be a democrat. >> it is but, you know, this has always been kind of a middle of the road district. >> reporter: that's why kratovil talking here with local manufacturers is emphasizing his independence. >> we have to
in the western maryland, that's still got to get through here. we're going to have some clouds in the first part of the day. but out to the west here, out into the ohio valley we get some clear skies and you know what, we'll probably get some sunshine in here late in the day with highs back in the upper 80s. it won't be a terrible day. warm to start your day, 75 at reagan national. 72 in quantic. leonard town 73. anap police 74. you nudity levels will be down right -- humidity levels will be down right unpleasant here. 88 for your afternoon high. we'll dry it out a bit. 93 won't feel too bad. 93 on friday. maybe some thunderstorms on saturday then we're going to clear it out again for sunday. highs after today will once again be in the 90s. let's get the on time traffic and julie wright. >> you're talking about standing water, we've got trees down. we also have some standing water issues along near dell wood. the big story, the inner loop traveling between brad dock road and 236 where the left lane is impassable at this point . that right hand exit to go northbound that will take you back up, th
in maryland and virginia. state and local police will be cracking down on drivers. authorities will be out in full force during the morning and evening rush hour. during a similar campaign in may, police issued tickets to more than two hundred drivers. >>> the warning. for arlington red light cameras is over. starting today, if you get caught, you will receive a $50 ticket. the cameras have been in place for one month and they are located on -- at three locations. we will be back with another news update at 8 -- at 7:56. for continuous news coverage, tune in to our sister station, news channel 8. this doesn't have to be our future. not if the senate acts now on legislation to promote energy efficiency, biofuels, and renewable energy sources. let's make america more energy independent, protect our environment, and create millions of new jobs right here at home - instead of losing those jobs to other countries. if you want to change america's energy future, call your senators and tell them to support clean energy legislation now. garage cleaning runs on dunkin'. america runs on dunkin'. with
vip day passes. each is good for a round trip. passengers have to fill out a form on the maryland transit website by august 13. even before my dad told me that we switched over to fios, i automatically saw a change in how fast the internet was. i decided to switch to fios as soon as it came to my neighborhood. now, at a blink of an eye, i click something, "bam!" it's there. with fios, the picture blows your mind. my mind went, berserk! [ male announcer ] call now and get fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month, plus the fios tv movie package free for 12 months. i have so many channels, there's always something for me to watch. and now we have like a thousand or a million? i don't know. [ male announcer ] and if you don't love fios you can cancel with no early termination fee. there's no term contract required. the dvr is real easy to work. even my mom can use it, it's so easy! [ henry ] we can set up to record shows, and watch it on any tv in the house. [ male announcer ] get fios for just $99.99 a month -- with no term contract -- plus the fios tv movie package free f
and have put them out. host: what is located in fort meade, maryland? guest: there is really this alternative geography. to get there, you need to look at this map that we have put together. in order to tell you how big it is, we tried to count the number of organizations that operate at the top secret level, the number of contractors that operate at a top-secret level. we do not go that specific, but then he looked around the country -- we looked around the country for the high concentrations around the country. this is where the concentration is the most tense. the reason is because the national security agency is there, the largest intelligence agency in the country. the concentration there is based on the needs of the nsa, so you have hundreds of contractors that have gathered around the national security agency to serve the agency. so between the agency, other secret government organizations in the area, contractors that have come to help the agency do what it does, the largest concentration in the country. it is an interesting way to look at the country. we have sort of
will secretary -- agricultural secretary. helen tweets this -- >> is a call from maryland. sheila, independent line. caller: yes, my name is sheila. and all i wanted to do is share with your listeners our situation so they can see just how challenging this government is going to be, and whether you are democrat or republican or independent, we absolutely have to start holding our representatives accountable to us. it is not us and then -- us and them, it is us. we send people to washington and they are executing plans and are not held accountable. we on a farm. i family had this farm since 1771. it has been passed down seven generations. and i am in severn closing out the property we inherited from a family member who recently passed away. so, we now have two properties. the property in winslow, because these home values were run up and the phantom equity that we supposedly have by bank appraisers sent out working for banks, we now are taxed on our farm back almost a million dollars. because the taxes and property values are so high on this farm, our insurance home was put for half a million d
is a go. we begin in virginia, on the outer loop in maryland, it looks like drivers are moving at speed. and we do have a downed tree to watch out for in the bethesda area. southbound 396 is closed at little falls parkway. andrea back to you. >>> the federal job fair has come to dc three times now and each time, one job seeker from baltimore has been there. as derrick mcginty tells us, all vern an hampton wants is a big break, a job in his chosen field of engineering. >> it hasn't been easy, doing applications, sending out resumes has been my story since graduating. >> reporter: it has been two years and three trips to this job fair for vernon, who like so many others, cannot find a job in his field. >> i didn't really understand how it works, trying to apply for the federal government. >> reporter: right now, he is living at home with his mom and working a a bar and restaurant. >> focus on one job. number two is to use your personal network and number three, be persistent. >> reporter: both the department of homeland security and the navy have piqued his interest, but as he says -- >>
.c., maryland, virginia and west virginia and delaware say they felt it. wolf, did you feel it? you are in bethesda, right? >> yes, i felt it. i jumped out of bed and i didn't know what was going on. it lasted for 15 or 20 seconds and might not have lasted that long, but it shook me. you don't live far from me, and did you feel it? >> yeah, we both live in bethesda, maryland, and i did feel it and i knew what it was, because i have grown up in areas with earthquakes, so my husband and i both looked at each other and said earthquake, so we knew what was going on, but it was a little stunning, because it is not something that you encounter everyday? >> no, i have lived in this area for 35 years and i never have felt it. i have experienced earthquakes in california and mexico, so i knew what it was, but it was very strange. thank you very much. let's hope it does not happen again, and there are no aftershocks. >>> did disgruntled state workers collect data on people they suspected of being illegal immigrants, breaking the law themselves in the process? standby. >>> and also, concern ab
, based in baltimore, maryland, has one of those american fairy tale stories that is almost too much of a fairy ste y tale. in 1995 as a mediocre college football player at university of maryland, kevin plank decided the cotton t-shirts he was wearing at practice were too sweaty. >> what made you think -- who cares about a cotton t-shirt that you sweat through? >> i was pretty short and pretty slow. my incentive was giving me just that little edge and advantage. >> reporter: he made shirtth with synthetic fabric that would wick away your sweat. he didn't invent the fabric, it was out there, he just made some tight shirts out of it and started giving it to friends in the pros to try out. >> i'll make these shirts up, send it to you. i thought it was going to be easy. the fact of the matter is it doesn't work like that. >> reporter: based out of his grandmother's basement he racked up $40,000 in credit card debt and tens of thousands of driving miles. and a ton of hard work. protecting the house is still the central theme to most of their ads. this is a new one for their women's line.
's stay with wjz-13, maryland's news station. coming up next, a facebook milestone. they're going to accept the 500 millionth user. >>> and maxi dresses. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> a most excellent crowd on our plaza this morning. a lot of folks from all over the place. >> there are so many people here. >> friends from iowa. >> look way over there, look at that sign. how about that? >> which one. >> iowa. iowa. shout out for central college, my alma mater. >> very nice. very nice. >> one of the best teaching programs if all of america. >> and some of the folks from iowa this morning are teachers. >> isn't that amazing? welcome back to "the early show," everybody. coming up, here's a fun fact. ready for this? >> i'm ready. >> combine the populations of the united states, mexico and canada and what do you have? >> a lot of people. >> a lot of people. >> millions and millions? >> there still may be 50 million people short of the number of people who are on facebook. >> really? >> yeah. >> i that is hard to believe. >> they guess that maybe like 1 in 14 people on the planet are now on facebook. >
at the beltway around 12:30 this morning. maryland state police say a construction dump truck driver was standing on his truck and reaching into the cab to get something and that's when another dump truck backing up hit the truck's door crushing the victim. >>> and also new this morning, police investigating a dead shooting in northeast d.c. the second one this month in that neighborhood. a man found shot to death outside of the watts branch recreation center. police have not made any arrested. it was less than two weeks ago when college freshman josh hopkins was shot and killed a block away from the scene. a man was arrested in connection with that shooting. >>> and in prince george's county police are investigating a shooting at a home invasion overnight just after midnight in suitland on southern avenue. police arrived on the scene to find a man shot outside of an apartment complex. he was taken to the hospital. no word on his condition. >>> possible new clues in the murder of a northern virginia teenager. vanessa pham was found dead in her car more than two weeks ago. surveillance tape showed
is maryland johnson. he admitted killing her from testifying in court. the defendant claimed his motive for killing la that was she was going to be a witness in a case against his brother. and he said to come forward on his own. >> he did come forward and work with the detectives to bring the cases to closure and i think he truly at this point is second guessing what his decisions were at the time. so his cooperation was key. >> reporter: court papers show he's admitted killing reginald eric winter, jaw waugh rain, jamal adare and juan jackson. those killings were over a dog sold to a crew called the alabama avenue boys. ray and adare because they werener the kentucky courts apartments where braise bane was looking for somebody else. it is said to be part of a gang turf war fueled by drugs that led to many killings in the 1990s. >> i think its symbolic in that we've turned the corner here in washington from the gang violence that used to plague the city, as in this case, but also in bringing these cases to closure. >> reporter: 18-year-old reginald winters is one of those killed. the po
for the families of the 298 kill maryland the attack. an insult to all of us what would aspire to have a just government, or even remotely just government that is clearly not in the pockets of corporations, which we all know that's our problem right now. joining us now, one of the families of those victims. they have actively fought his release. they've been kind enough to form a relationship with me going back to the release. it's a pleasure to see you both again. how is your summer? >> good. >> it's too hot in new york if you ask me. >> we're enjoying our grandchildren. >> good. the facts present themselves as it couldn't be more obvious. it needs to be let's make it as obvious as possible. this is a quote from a month after the release. the question was, the uk trade and bp deal a factor in the release. i quote him. yes, it was a very big part of that. he doesn't deny it. i'm unapologetic about that. libya was a rogue state. we wanted to bring it back into the fold. that included trade because trade is an essential part of it. and then there was the bp deal. tremendous revenue to a huge co
. >>> okay, diet drugs, big business. we all know that and right now federal experts are meeting in maryland to talk about the next thing in the battle of the bulge. drugmakers are pushing a new prescription drug called nexa, but the fda wants to make sure it is safe. let's bring in robert bazell and what do we know about this drug, bob? >> well, chris, it's a combination of two drugs that are already on the market. one of them is the fen that was in the fen-phen and stopped diet drug production for a long time because that caused severe heart disease. all the indications that have been presented so far this morning at this panel discussion indicate that what the drug does is it allows people to take off about 10% of their body weight over a year and it doesn't seem to have any severe side effects. the side effectsç include dry mouth and sleeplessness and things like that, but not anything terribly serious, at least according to the company. it looks like this drug will be approved, but it will be watched very closely and two more diet drugs coming up and there is a new era of diet drugs a
stimulus money on it postponed the inevitable. >> neil: the next guest, democratic maryland congressman elijah cummings supports the unemployment benefits extension. the argument against this isn't that they don't think it's valid, it's just not paid for. what say you? >> what i say is that most of your economists, even mr. zandy, who was the advisory to mccain, said clearly that it's important that we provide the jobless with benefits. and do it immediately. i as i listen to star, i couldn't help but wonder what she would say to the residents of compton. she wants to represent them but 20.4% of them are unemployed and what would she say to long beach where 13.3% of them are unemployed. >> neil: but congressmen, in all fairness, it started 26 weeks, then 50 weeks, now we're going on 129 wreaks. i mean what's the statute of limitations on how long you keep benefits going on or whatever purpose? when we don't have the money. >> well, the fact is that -- so what, the researchers show and the economists agree for every dollar with you put into unemployment benefits, they're spent immediatel
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